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Men’s Rights.   I have always had a perverse inclination to the other side of the question, especially if there was little to be said for it. One hates to be smothered even under truth. What if all the world, as well as our senses, say that the…

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following text offers the original serialized version of "A Story of To-Day" with comparative annotations of revisions for the book version, Margret Howth. The only instance in which revisions are not shown is the change in…

"A Woman's Work" Many years ago, Margaret Fuller,[1] in her “Woman in the Nineteenth Century,” called attention to the work and position of a certain Mrs. Sarah Hanna (then bearing her maiden name[2]) as among the hopeful signs of woman’s…

  ”Shop and Country Girls” IS there no way by which the hours of women’s labor in the retail shops can be regulated? I have never joined in the popular lamentations over women’s wrongs, for I know of but few wrongs to which any class of my…

”Open Doors. V             A woman ought always to be allowed as many more words as she pleases: so I make no apology for coming again to say a forgotten word or two, before bidding a good-by to the friendly faces gathered about this…

”Open Doors. IV." The first among living wood-engravers gave me his testimony as to the suitability of his art for women—testimony more valuable because he has been for many years both sanguine and active in devising ways for their help, and is…

”Open Doors. III” The Academies of Design, Professor B---- told me, were not designed to furnish a prompt means of livelihood to needy women. The course of study properly occupied from three to four years.             “But could they…

”Open Doors. II”             The mention of eatmint gave me a hint as to my next adventure. Half an hour’s ride on one of the suburban railways brought me out into the open country, into the neighborhood of brick kilns, and…

”Open Doors. I” “I am not educated, and therefore cannot teach; and I am no seamstress. Yet I must live. Is there no way for me out of starvation and idleness? Is there no door open for me by that of the kitchen, and that other which I cannot…

Ingenuity in Earning a Living CURIOUS dramatic stories are told of some of the women in this country who were forced to go out into the market place to earn their living and who made of the venture a notable success. One or two of these cases, it…
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